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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kat9191, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. Kat9191

    Kat9191 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi eveybody, my husband and I are newbies at this, know about dogs, cats and fish but chickens not so much. Our kids all grew up and left home LOL and my husband retired so now we are going to raise chickens, We picked up 8 Isa Browns and 4 Araucanas on sat. Went out today to get the wood to convert a shed to a coop, both of us are very excited to start this and would love any suggestions !
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Kat9191, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined the chicken universe! BYC is a great place to learn. Make sure you check out the Coops thread below. Have fun and enjoy your birds! One suggestion on the coop: 4 sq.ft/bird is recommended for the coop size and 10 sq. ft/bird in the run. Also, use hardware cloth instead of chicken wire! Good luck!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coop_Designs

    Here is the Learning Center where you can get information on chicken care and upkeep:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Glad you could join!
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. SarahJaneB

    SarahJaneB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh good luck! I love shed conversions. [​IMG] You'll find a lot of inspiration here under the coops tab. Be sure to start a thread under Coop&Run thread. We all love seeing the conversions if you'll be taking pics. Have fun, chickens are so much fun!
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Gomes Bantams

    Gomes Bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello!!!
    WELCOME!!!!!
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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